Release: March 2011
Writer and Artist: Chris Kuzma
Store: Drawn & Quarterly (Montreal, Quebec)
Complex is a dystopian narrative set 1,000 years in the future. Terry, a deeply frustrated office drone, seeks release in the local pleasure palace. Unable to afford the admission price, he is set on a decidedly not-for-children Wizard of Oz-type quest for the Alchemist. The artwork is not exactly pretty but it's certainly interesting - like Jim Woodring on a very bad trip.
My scavenger hunt was pretty straight-forward: find single-issue comic
books off the rack with titles starting from A-Z. Go check out the rest
of the participants in this year's A-Z challenge. The official site is